Cedar Realty Trust (CDR) & The Competition Financial Comparison

Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE: CDR) is one of 36 public companies in the “Retail REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Cedar Realty Trust to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Cedar Realty Trust and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cedar Realty Trust 11.42% 4.18% 1.34%
Cedar Realty Trust Competitors 21.14% 5.79% 2.78%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

92.3% of Cedar Realty Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.8% of shares of all “Retail REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of Cedar Realty Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of shares of all “Retail REITs” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Cedar Realty Trust and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cedar Realty Trust 1 2 3 0 2.33
Cedar Realty Trust Competitors 144 1032 1130 21 2.44

Cedar Realty Trust currently has a consensus price target of $5.58, suggesting a potential downside of 5.85%. As a group, “Retail REITs” companies have a potential upside of 11.88%. Given Cedar Realty Trust’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cedar Realty Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Dividends

Cedar Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Cedar Realty Trust pays out -285.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Retail REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.3% and pay out 148.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cedar Realty Trust and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Cedar Realty Trust $151.09 million $8.94 million -84.71
Cedar Realty Trust Competitors $725.19 million $230.98 million 24.91

Cedar Realty Trust’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cedar Realty Trust. Cedar Realty Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Cedar Realty Trust has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cedar Realty Trust’s peers have a beta of 0.64, meaning that their average share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Cedar Realty Trust peers beat Cedar Realty Trust on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

Cedar Realty Trust Company Profile

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on ownership and operation of grocery-anchored shopping centers straddling the Washington District of Columbia (DC) to Boston corridor. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and managed a portfolio of 61 operating properties (excluding properties held for sale) totaling approximately 9.1 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA). The Company focuses its investment activities on grocery-anchored shopping centers. The Company’s properties portfolio comprises 26 properties in Pennsylvania, eight properties in Massachusetts, seven properties in Connecticut, seven properties in Maryland / Washington, D.C, eight properties in Virginia, four properties in New Jersey and one property in New York. The Company’s 106 are going to expire in the year 2017. The Company conducts all of its businesses through the Cedar Realty Trust Partnership L.P. (the Operating Partnership).

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